COVID-19 has transformed consumers’ attitudes and how they interact with businesses. Many of these changes were driven by customers experiencing new things and becoming more comfortable with technology during the pandemic.
The Death Care Sector, known for its traditional approach to change, has been affected by these rapid changes. To keep up, the industry needs to evolve to be more adaptable and flexible to consumer’s needs.
Join us for our latest webinar, featuring Chris Cruger from the Foresight Companies, one of the largest consulting firms whose mission is to provide solution-based services that guide clients within the funeral and cemetery profession through the process of strategic change. Chris will discuss the results of their 2021 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study and how this impacts the profession.
The Foresight Companies Bio
The Foresight Company is a business and financial consulting firm that provides solution-based services that guide their clients through the process of strategic change. Their track record demonstrates that they convert business analytics into business success. They provide both insight and foresight on strategies to improve their clients’ profitability, grow their business and ensure a brighter future.
With over 20 years experience, Chris Cruger is seen as an innovator and thought leader in the funeral and cemetery industry. His great success is based on his exceptional ability to provide comprehensive solutions to intricate business challenges that leaders in our industry are faced with. Since joining Foresight, he has demonstrated his passion and ability to help clients and implemented some key initiatives to further expand the company.
October is National Safe Work Month, a time to commit to providing safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians. Cemeteries, crematoria and funeral homes can present some unique, unseen hazards such as exposure to silica, dust, chemicals and gases. Managing these risks is critical to keeping everyone safe.
Our guest, Micheal Lewis, is Principal Occupation Hygienist at Simtars and he has worked in the occupational health and hygiene fields for 30 years. Micheal will be talking about the unseen risks in cemeteries, crematoria and funeral homes, and how those risks can be managed within the workplace to support the safety of staff. Micheal is experienced in auditing drugs, poisons and hazardous chemicals management systems, complex health-based investigations, laboratory compliance auditing, and competency-based training package development and delivery.
Micheal Lewis has worked in the occupational health and hygiene fields for 30 years, is a Member of the AIOH (MAIOH), a Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) and member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM). Micheal has worked in the public and private sectors in both Australia and New Zealand as a Workplace Inspector, Project Lead, Technical Consultant, Scientific Advisor, Laboratory Manager and Principal Occupational Hygienist. Micheal is experienced in auditing drugs, poisons and hazardous chemicals management systems, complex health-based investigations, laboratory compliance auditing, and competency-based training package development and delivery.